The College of Development Communication (CDC) welcomes new members of its workforce. CDC also congratulates some staff members for their promotion and tenure.

New Staff

Mr. Givson A. Atayan, Junior Office Assistant, Office of the College Secretary (OCS)

As the OCS’ new office staff member, Givson handles various administrative functions, such as assisting students with their documentary and registration concerns and facilitating procurement matters. He initially worked at the Municipal Government of Nagcarlan before his post at CDC. He finished his BS in Information Technology from the Laguna State Polytechnic University (LSPU) – Santa Cruz.

Dr. Julienne Bariuan-Elca, Assistant Professor 2, Department of Development Broadcasting and Telecommunication (DDBT)

Juls has more than a decade of experience in training development and management, as well as technical writing and editing. Prior to joining CDC, she worked as the Training and Communication Manager of the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA) and as a Training Specialist at the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Studies and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA). She holds degrees in BS (magna cum laude) and MS Development Communication and PhD Environmental Science with specialization in social theory and environment from UPLB. Her research interest focuses on the indigenized understanding of community level collective action in natural resources management and development.

Ms. Alyssa M. Salvacion, Junior Library Assistant, CDC Library

As CDC’s new library staff member, Aly is in charge of cataloging, organizing, and inventory of library collections, digitization of library resources, and assisting constituents with their library needs. She obtained her Bachelor of Library and Information Science from the Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP). She also did internships at the Silang Adventist Elementary School and John Lawrence Detwiler Memorial (JLDM) Library of AUP.

Mr. John Erick A. Vizcarra, Administrative Aide III, Department of Development Journalism (DDJ)

Prior to his stint at CDC, Erick worked at the HealthServ Los Baños Medical Center as an Accounting Assistant and Billing HMO Associate. As DDJ’s secretary, he attends to procurement, supply, human resources, and records keeping matters and provides administrative support in the academic function of DDJ staff. He has a BS in Business Administration – Accounting Management from the Colegio De Los Baños (CDLB).

Promoted Staff

Christopher N. Calamlam, University Research Associate II, Department of Development Broadcasting and Telecommunication

Carol Joy C. Cañubas, Administrative Assistant II, Department of Development Broadcasting and Telecommunication

Ryan Jay I. Galang,
Assistant Professor 2, Department of Development Broadcasting and Telecommunication

Tenured Staff

John Mervin S. Embate, Assistant Professor 5, Department of Educational Communication

Zeus Charles B. Gunsay, Administrative Assistant II, Department of Educational Communication

Lester P. Ordan,
Assistant Professor 7, Department of Development Broadcasting and Telecommunication

(Miguel Victor Durian)